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better work stories

Better work stories

Thankfully work is starting to ease up. Not the volume of stuff that needs to be done. But the difficulty level is easing. This old gal finally has her brain in check and shit is sinking in.

Birthday eve

Tomorrow marks my 34th (eeek!) birthday. I seriously have no clue when I got so old. But I do feel older, I’ll admit. On this eve, I thought I’d take a moment to reflect on the highs and lows of the past 12 months.

Lost within the pages

I‘ve decided Finance and Investment Banking are not things I’ll be doing long term. I have said to friends before that I’d love to own a café and experience a more relaxed way of life. However, in reality a café would not be relaxing at more »

My 5 star books of 2018, so far…

For 2018 I kicked off my reading challenge with a goal of 35 books. I’m on track at the moment with over 400 listed in my ‘to-reads’. But! Not all books are created equal, here are my 5 star rated reads for the year so far:

Rash zone

My skin hates me. It makes no sense because I’m now living in Australia and therefore my skin sees the sun and I’m washing my face in clean, non-hard water. Surely I should have been having these issues while living in London!

Squatters with a salary

It’s week four and we are currently camping in our new apartment in Sydney. Sleeping on airbeds, eating a picnic dinner on the floor and watching our brand new washing machine complete it’s cycle – this is our life now.

A love letter to London

Dear London, I loved you from the day I first set foot in you. I knew I’d love you before I even arrived. But the time has come to move my life back south of the equator to Sydney, Australia.

Life all wrapped up in boxes

It’s hard to believe our little flat in Balham will soon be empty and that we literally have 3.5 days left in London. At the moment it’s chaotic with the moving team coming on Thursday to pack every wine glass, picture frame and London memory.